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" I've worked through that," says he, looking as fierce as a commander. And, indeed, bad as his clothes were, and coarsely as i he spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who sailed before the mast; but seemed like a mate or skipper, accustomed to... "
Treasure Island - Page 13
by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1908 - 290 pages
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Dictionary of Idiomatic Phrases...

J.M. Dixon - 1891 - 384 pages
...became a sailor before the mast. — BKSANT. And, indeed, bad as his clothes were, and coarsely as he spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who sailed before the mast. — BL STEVENSON. Our own idea is, that neither birth, nor riches, nor education, nor manner, suffice...
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Stevenson's Treasure Island, Volume 1911

Robert Louis Stevenson - English Fiction - 1911 - 258 pages
...says he, looking as fierce as a commander. And, indeed, bad as his clothes were, and coarsely as he 25 spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who...morning before at the " Royal George ;" that he had hung round the cove, or upon the cliffs, with a brass telescope ; all evening he sat in a corner of...
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Literature and Life, Book 1

Dudley Howe Miles - American literature - 1922
...that," says he, looking as fierce as a commander. And, indeed, bad as his clothes were, and coarsely as he spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who...but seemed like a mate or skipper, accustomed to be 20 obeyed or to strike. The man who came with the barrow told us the mail had set him down the morning...
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Pirates: Swashbuckling Stories from the Seven Seas

Jennifer Willis - Fiction - 2009 - 368 pages
...that," says he, looking as fierce as a commander. And indeed bad as his clothes were and coarsely as he spoke, he had none of the appearance of a man who...accustomed to be obeyed or to strike. The man who carne with the barrow told us the mail had set him down the morning before at the Royal George, that...
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